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Sleepy Valley Burn is a serious danger to kids

Friday, August 3rd, 2018 - Written by SARAH WILLIAMSON
Water hazard. Councillor Stuart Marshall warns that Sleepy Valley Burn is an accident waiting to happen. PICTURE: ILF IMAGING

Fears have been raised that overgrown grass and weeds around the Sleepy Valley Burn could result in a tragedy.

Local councillor Stuart Marshall says he has been inundated with calls from angry residents who are not only concerned that the Burnfoot park has become an eyesore due to a lack of grass cutting – but that is also an accident waiting to happen.

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